This trial is active, not recruiting.

Condition vomiting syndrome
Sponsor Medical College of Wisconsin
Collaborator Children's Hospital and Health System Foundation, Wisconsin
Start date June 2007
End date December 2016
Trial size 75 participants
Trial identifier NCT00743665, 07/130, GC 463


The primary aim of this study is to characterize the quality of life of youth with Cyclic Vomiting Syndrome (CVS) as well as the strategies they use to cope with stress, their strengths and vulnerabilities, and to assess symptoms of depression and anxiety in these at risk youth. The impact of CVS on the child's parent and family will also be assessed.

A second aim is to evaluate the associations among coping strategies, personal strengths and vulnerabilities and the frequency and intensity of CVS attacks to determine if particular coping styles and personal characteristics are associated illness severity, psychiatric co-morbidity and quality of life

United States No locations recruiting
Other countries No locations recruiting

Study Design

Observational model cohort
Time perspective prospective

Eligibility Criteria

Male or female participants from 2 years up to 12 years old.

Inclusion Criteria: - Diagnosis of CVS Exclusion Criteria: - Children and parents who are not English speaking - Youth with significant developmental delay, mental retardation, psychotic symptoms, or other significant mental impairments and those with other major medical disorders such as IDDM, congenital heart disease, cystic fibrosis, etc.

Additional Information

Official title Quality of Life And Psychological Symptoms In Children With Cyclic Vomiting Syndrome
Principal investigator Sally E Tarbell, PhD
Trial information was received from ClinicalTrials.gov and was last updated in September 2015.
Information provided to ClinicalTrials.gov by Medical College of Wisconsin.